News: Crash shuts down I-8 EB near east Alpine

SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA — A vehicle accident Tuesday night closed all eastbound lanes on Interstate 8 near east Alpine, according to Caltrans San Diego.

The collision took place on the eastbound interstate at Exit 33 to Willows Road. It was first reported by Caltrans at 8:09 p.m.

Officials have not shared the cause of the wreck or any details on the vehicles involved, but the closure remained in place for just over 30 minutes.

By 8:40 p.m., the scene had been cleared from the roadway and all lanes were reopened.

It was not immediately clear whether anyone was hurt.


What you do in the time following a vehicle accident affects how you are later financially compensated for physical injuries, psychological trauma, damaged property, and more. After checking on the condition of everyone in your vehicle, be sure to collect contact information from all involved drivers. It is crucial to call local authorities so police can write an official report of the incident and medics are able to evaluate any injuries. Once all the details are documented, contact an experienced San Diego car accident lawyer from HHJ Trial Attorneys to discuss your legal options. Complete our online contact form or call 1-888-50-LAWFIRM.

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